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STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislature easily passes disaster relief
The Minnesota Legislature overwhelmingly today approved $180 million for communities damaged by summer floods and wind storms.
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State Representative Mary Franson (R-Alexandria) joined the majority in the Minnesota House of Representatives in approving a disaster relief package that will assist flood and storm victims in northern and central Minnesota.
State Representative Mary Franson,R-Alexandria, joined the majority in the Minnesota House of Representatives in approving a disaster relief package that will assist flood and storm victims in northern and central Minnesota.
Hospitals and public agencies from 22 counties, including Douglas County, will work together to prepare for disasters during the exercise, “Operation Gone with the Wind” June 20-21 at Camp Ripley, Little Falls.
More than $350,000 in disaster assistance is being sent to Minnesota livestock, honeybee and farm-raised fish producers that suffered losses in 2009 because of disease, adverse weather or other conditions.
In the aftermath of last week’s series of tornadoes across Minnesota, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar visited Freeborn and Faribault counties in southern Minnesota to meet with local residents and survey the storm damage. Last Saturday, Klobuchar visited tornado-devastated Wadena.
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